The Impact of Earnings Predictability on Bank Loan Contracting

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleThe Impact of Earnings Predictability on Bank Loan Contracting Author(S)Iftekhar Hasan (Author)
Abstract  This study examines how earnings predictability affects bank loan contracting. Using a sample of 8,022 US bank loan contracts, we find that firms with more predictable earnings have more favorable loan terms, such as lower interest rates, longer maturities, and fewer covenants and collateral requirements ...Paginationp1068–1101
SubjectEconomicsDescriptorsEconomics
Journal TitleJournal of Business Finance & Accounting  
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